||Christopher Anthony John Martin
||2 March 1977
Exeter, Devon, England
||Alternative rock, art rock, post-Britpop
||vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, organ, harmonica, mandolin, trumpet, clarinet, glockenspiel, percussion
Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer and pianist for the band Coldplay. He also plays the guitar. He was born in Exeter, Devon, England on 2 March 1977. He married Gwyneth Paltrow in 2003. They have two children, a daughter, Apple (born 2004) and a son, Moses (born 2006). The couple separated in 2014.
His band members are called Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer). They met while studying at University College London. In January 1998, they formed the rock band Coldplay. They were influenced by the Scottish rock band Travis. U2 was another important influence on Martin both musically and politically.
Martin does not smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol. PETA said he was the World's Sexiest Vegetarian in 2005.
- See Coldplay for his work with the band.
||"Where Is My Boy?"
"Your Love Means Everything, Pt. 2"
||Your Love Means Everything
|"Gold in Them Hills"
||Piano, backing vocals
|"See It in a Boy's Eyes"
||Co-writer, backing vocals
||"Everybody's Happy Nowadays"
||Out of Nothing
|"Do They Know It's Christmas?"
||Band Aid 20
||"All Good Things (Come to an End)"
||Co-writer, background vocals
|"In the Sun (song)"
||Producer, featured vocals
||Co-writer, featured vocals, piano
||"Lukas", "Fun", "Want"
||Come to Life
||"Dove of Peace"
||"Me and Tennessee"
||Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw
||"I Don't Want You To Die"
||The Flaming Lips
||The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends